back to article The Lord saw that man was wicked and sent a flood of storage news

Another storage news flood has been washing over us. In between the waves we caught our breath and penned this catch-up. Arcserve Private equity-owned Arcserve has bought cloud disaster recovery/backup-as-a-service supplier Zetta. Transaction terms were not disclosed. Zetta was founded in 2008 by Jeff Treuhaft (ex-CTO who …

  1. Snivelling Wretch

    All together now...

    [singing] The bits they came in 1 by 1, hurrah, hurrah!

  2. Mephistro

    "The Lord saw..."

    I propose this one as a candidate for the "Best Article's Title Prize- 2017 Edition".

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: "The Lord saw..."

      Please place your votes here. ;^)

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    And the lord said...

    Construct 4 arks, with block-level striping with double distributed parity, such that the loss of any two arks will not result in loss of species.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Would the Lord be that cruel?

    I mean, plagues of locusts, yeah! Frogs, you're the Big Man! Boils, great joke! Immense floods of water, you just have to go with the flow.

    But a flood of storage news? Cruel and unusual.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Would the Lord be that cruel?

      The Judeo-christian god was a massive dick.

      The Greek, Egyptian and Norse pantheon are all way more awesome. Give me a fimbulvinter over a lame flood any day. And the Egyptian goddess Bast was literally a cat meme 4000 years before the internet. How can monotheism even compete?

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    ...And Saint Attila raised the hand grenade up on high, saying, "O LORD, bless this Thy hand grenade that with it Thou mayest blow Thine enemies to tiny bits, in Thy mercy." And the LORD did grin and the people did feast upon the lambs and sloths and carp and anchovies and orangutans and breakfast cereals, and fruit bats and large chu... [At this point, the friar is urged by Brother Maynard to "skip a bit, brother"]... And the LORD spake, saying, "First shalt thou take out the Holy Pin, then shalt thou count to three, no more, no less. Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who being naughty in My sight, shall snuff it."

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Does this go on for 40 days and 40 nights?

  7. fobobob

    I guess we are truly wicked in his sight; that's a lot of news xD

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